Wiarton Willie is Canada's famous albino prognosticating groundhog!
Wiarton Willie has put the town of Wiarton on the map, bringing thousands of tourist into the quaint town each year. The town responds by hosting a week long festival, that draws thousands of visitors from around the region and media from across the globe!
Wiarton loves their beloved groundhog so much that they have branded the town "Willie's Basecamp"! Banners, signs and sidewalks all boast that Wiarton is Willie's hometown.
In 2012, Willie moved from his old home to a new home in beautiful Bluewater Park. His view has improved, now looking out over picturesque Colpoy's Bay and he can now greet visitors stopping in to the Visitor Information Centre.
Willie loves living in Wiarton and enjoys recieving visitors all year round, stop in for a visit any time!